Governments are working to increase access to and quality of government services, improve According to OGP’s Articles of Governance, transparency occurs when “government-held information (including on activities and decisions) is open, comprehensive, timely, freely available to the pub... More, and create opportunities for participation by using information and communications technologies (ICTs).
Technical specifications: Use of ICTs including internal and external (e.g. portals, websites, registration/issuance of national ID cards, etc.) information systems. While these commitments seek to automate or improve the efficiency of government processes, they do not always improve transparency, participation and accountability. They do not always adopt By opening up data and making it sharable and reusable, governments can enable informed debate, better decision making, and the development of innovative new services. Technical specifications: Polici... principles and practices.